Podcast rec of the week: “1.5 to Stay Alive" from Threshold Podcast. This episode traces the history of our challenge to keep global warming to 1.5 degrees -- a goal which has been shaped by decades of scientific study, political wrangling, and the tireless advocacy of people in the Global South.
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[Episode graphic features original illustration by Sally Deng © 2021.]
After decades of scientific study and political wrangling the world has agreed—at least on paper—that 1.5C of heating must be the upper limit of our impact on the climate system. How could something that sounds so small matter so much?